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On the lathe, by the lathe: do you have questions? frustrations? tips? This forum is for all the woodturners out there.

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Grizzly chucks?

01-28-2015 10:21 PM by Case101

Does anybody own the chuck that comes in the Grizzly kit T10809 pictured belo...

29 02-25-2016 04:22 AM
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02-17-2016 01:15 PM by Biggamefish

I am sure this has been covered but!! I am making wine stoppers calls bowl...

10 02-22-2016 10:08 PM
View loiblb's profile

Turning wood that may have mold

02-21-2016 04:01 PM by loiblb

I have some pecan that has some dark streaks in it. I put on a mask and turn...

6 02-22-2016 08:57 PM
View Roadhouse's profile

Nova Midi won't close question!

02-20-2016 08:48 AM by Roadhouse

I have a Harbor Freight lathe and a Nova Midi 4 jaw chuck. When I put the chu...

6 02-21-2016 06:34 PM
View redesigningwood's profile

Best starting point for using a lathe?

02-18-2016 06:18 PM by redesigningwood

Hello hello, I picked up a lathe a few weeks ago for a song off craigslist...

27 02-20-2016 06:44 PM
View admin8tor's profile

Help identify my lathe. Missing tailstock.

02-18-2016 03:05 PM by admin8tor

I am trying to resurrect my dad’s old lathe. He bought it new about 50 ...

3 02-19-2016 02:23 PM
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DVR XP questions

02-09-2016 06:13 AM by cdaniels

I just ordered a dvr xp from woodcraft and it comes with this http://www.wood...

8 02-19-2016 01:15 AM
View DrTebi's profile

How to make leather-capped handle?

02-01-2016 08:50 AM by DrTebi

Hello, as the topic states, I am wondering if anyone knows how to make a l...

24 02-16-2016 03:43 AM
View Mark's profile

Fixing a crack(s)

02-12-2016 01:05 AM by Mark

Afternoon all. I was turning a vessel this afternoon and was darn near done,...

11 02-15-2016 09:25 PM
View BB1's profile

first lathe purchase -Excelsior?

02-07-2016 12:50 PM by BB1

Have been slowly adding items to our shop and am considering adding a lathe. ...

13 02-15-2016 12:39 PM
View JerryinCreek's profile

Has anyone used the Nova Dovetail Chisel to form Bowl Recess?

02-11-2016 04:08 PM by JerryinCreek

I see Nova offers a chisel they say will make the correct dovetail for mounti...

12 02-14-2016 11:26 PM
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01-25-2016 05:43 PM by Mark

Morning all. I have turned a mid sized hollow vessel. 4”x5”tall....

7 02-14-2016 08:23 PM
View AZWoody's profile

What are common sizes for turning and carving blanks?

02-13-2016 05:21 AM by AZWoody

I am going to be sorting through a lot of my woodpiles and will be having a l...

7 02-13-2016 06:29 PM
View Rick M.'s profile

Turners, how many calipers do you own?

01-29-2016 03:43 AM by Rick M.

Or how many are too many? :) I’ve been wheeling and dealing in tools...

24 02-13-2016 06:28 PM
View Loribama's profile

Machinist to woodworker :)

01-28-2016 03:15 PM by Loribama

I took Machine Technology in college. I’m kind of interested in working...

14 02-13-2016 05:20 PM
View lando42295's profile

HF Mini Lathe replacement tool rest

01-19-2016 06:46 PM by lando42295

Hi all, I have the HF Mini lathe (

8 02-13-2016 04:06 AM
View Masseriawoodworks's profile

Question about Projects

02-11-2016 02:52 AM by Masseriawoodworks

Im a turner and I am trying new projects now is it ok to post my resin casted...

3 02-11-2016 05:17 PM
View Sam's profile

33" Baseball Bat-Penstate Plans

02-01-2016 11:19 PM by Sam

More to come….

4 02-08-2016 06:16 PM
View Don Broussard's profile

Shopsmith Lathe Chuck, Faceplate, Live Center

02-08-2016 05:13 AM by Don Broussard

Long title with a request for recommendations for a chuck, faceplate and live...

5 02-08-2016 04:15 PM
View JerryinCreek's profile

Skew Chisel

02-07-2016 11:11 PM by JerryinCreek

Haven’t turned a thing yet but have a midi lathe and Nova G3 chuck orde...

6 02-08-2016 03:54 AM

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